Brenda Gough

Nine-year-old Jake Lutick-Fuller treks through the forest once a week in Errington

Parksville Qualicum Beach biologist sharing her skills

She teaches people how to forage with confidence as well as what else they can plant in their own yards to increase their bounty

Nine-year-old Jake Lutick-Fuller treks through the forest once a week in Errington
May 16 marked the first show in Vancouver Island University’s annual summer concert series with music and a meal at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station.

Feast for the Ears

Vancouver Island University’s annual summer concert series kicked off with music and a meal at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station

May 16 marked the first show in Vancouver Island University’s annual summer concert series with music and a meal at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station.
Justus Limpright gave a dramatic performance at the Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase May 16 at Knox United Church.

A Moment at Mosaic

Justus Limpright performed at the Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase May 16 at Knox United Church.

Justus Limpright gave a dramatic performance at the Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase May 16 at Knox United Church.
Kirsten Ruryk and Jason Hastings have made Taste Café and Bistro on Resort Drive one of the hottest new eateries in town.

The secret is out about Taste Café & Bistro

Parksville restaurant brings a new taste to resort drive

Kirsten Ruryk and Jason Hastings have made Taste Café and Bistro on Resort Drive one of the hottest new eateries in town.
This KSS brass ensemble will be part of the Mosaic talent showcase at Knox United Church in Parksville May 16.

Rising Stars

Parksville-Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase taking place at Knox United Church May 16. Enter to win ticket to the show

This KSS brass ensemble will be part of the Mosaic talent showcase at Knox United Church in Parksville May 16.
Echo Players is entering Mrs. Reynolds and the Ruffian in Theatre B.C.’s North Island Zone Drama Festival at the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach from May 17-24. Actors above

Mix of genres offers a theatrical feast

The best of these six plays will represent this zone in Kamloops in July

Echo Players is entering Mrs. Reynolds and the Ruffian in Theatre B.C.’s North Island Zone Drama Festival at the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach from May 17-24. Actors above
After a 10-week course in rock n roll 101

Youth music project shows results

Early Warning took the stage in Coombs, a separate youth/teen drop-in music jam happens every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the MAC.

After a 10-week course in rock n roll 101
The Maureen Washington Quartet plays VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Field Station on Friday night.

Enjoy some jazz with a view

Deep Bay-Jazz and gourmet dinner at VIU's Deep Bay Marine Field Station Friday

The Maureen Washington Quartet plays VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Field Station on Friday night.

Anyone for dodgeball?

Youth Week continues with events at KSS, Parksville Community Park, the Baptist Church and Ballenas Secondary

Parksville Shoppers Drug Mart cashier Karen Waugh

BUZZ-OFF CANCER

A Buzz-Off Cancer Pink Party was held at Shoppers Drug Mart in Parksville on Saturday.

Parksville Shoppers Drug Mart cashier Karen Waugh
This brass ensemble made up of Kwalikum Secondary band students performed in the lobby of the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre for the KSS Fine Arts Society's Premier Performance April 29.  Their next gig will be at the Mosaic talent showcase at Knox United Church in Parksville May 16.

Shining the spotlight on region’s young talent

Mosaic Youth Talent Showcase takes place Friday, May 16 at Knox United Church in Parksville

This brass ensemble made up of Kwalikum Secondary band students performed in the lobby of the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre for the KSS Fine Arts Society's Premier Performance April 29.  Their next gig will be at the Mosaic talent showcase at Knox United Church in Parksville May 16.
SOLO AT THE BAYSIDE: Lead by chief songwriter Neil Osborne

SOLO AT THE BAYSIDE

Neil Osborne was in Parksville on Thursday at the Quality Bayside Resort.

SOLO AT THE BAYSIDE: Lead by chief songwriter Neil Osborne
Four-year-old Reed Sanford

Haircuts raise money for a cause

Proceeds from Cut-A-Thon reflect generosity and support in Bowser

Four-year-old Reed Sanford
Jazz and gospel music will come together during a concert featuring Phil Dwyer

Jazz concert will be Phil Dwyer’s last for a while

Parksville-Gospel and jazz will set the tone for a concert at Knox United Church May 10

Jazz and gospel music will come together during a concert featuring Phil Dwyer
Ginny Lefeaux

Celebrating youth in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Lots of local activities planned for Youth Week here, May 1-7

Ginny Lefeaux
Take in the talent of local Nanoose Bay artists this weekend including the latest jewelery designs by Deb Kasprick at the Nanoose Bay Studio Tour Showcase

Bold, rustic jewelry part of Nanoose Showcase

Nanoose Bay- Twenty studios and guest artists are taking part in the event

Take in the talent of local Nanoose Bay artists this weekend including the latest jewelery designs by Deb Kasprick at the Nanoose Bay Studio Tour Showcase
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Fearing & White feature catchy, introspective songs

Review of performance by Canadian singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing and Andy White at the Errington Hall

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Fattening up the fish at the Marion Baker Fish Hatchery in French Creek is just one of the many jobs Herman Vanderbyl has been doing since he helped build the facility in 1982.  The super volunteer is hoping more people will come on board to help keep the local sport fishery more vibrant and healthy.

Local hatchery work paying off

Club looking for volunteers as founding members get a little older

Fattening up the fish at the Marion Baker Fish Hatchery in French Creek is just one of the many jobs Herman Vanderbyl has been doing since he helped build the facility in 1982.  The super volunteer is hoping more people will come on board to help keep the local sport fishery more vibrant and healthy.
Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell took to the catwalk as a model at the What Women Want Show on Friday night in Parksville. For more photos from the event

What Women Want trade show in Parksville packed and full of energy

Hundreds of women enjoyed the vendors and presentations on Friday night

Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell took to the catwalk as a model at the What Women Want Show on Friday night in Parksville. For more photos from the event
Beach Club Resort General Manager Arthur Wong and Nanoose Bay painter Sheila Warren are excited about a partnership.

New chapter at Beach Club

Local Federation of Canadian Artists partner to showcase art

Beach Club Resort General Manager Arthur Wong and Nanoose Bay painter Sheila Warren are excited about a partnership.